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West Lakeview Liquors

Not Rated.
West Lakeview LiquorsWest Lakeview Liquors
BA SCORE
100
world-class

140 Ratings
Ratings: 140
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 7.17%
[ Store ]

2156 W Addison St
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-6136
United States
phone: (773) 525-1916

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wlvliquors

Notes:
Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 10am - 10pm
Fri. & Sat. 10am - 11pm
Sun. 11am - 10pm

Parking: Y (in the rear of the store)
Mail Order: Y

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Photo of dtomes
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

dtomes, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of Cubatobaco
3.9/5  rDev -15.2%

While this may be an awesome store to visit, I am very disappointed in their online service, as well as, customer service via email. I placed an order on June 7th and did not get an update until June 23rd about shipping. It was for 6 bottles!!!! Come on! The sad thing is that I had to call. I also received and email with a FedEx tracking number that said it would show up today (6/23), but it's being shipped today.

I'm a bit sketchy about the IPA's that I ordered as they are now 3 weeks older. I hope that they compensated for such. I hope that they can get their orders caught up and no one else has to go through this kind of delay.

Cubatobaco, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of GSThorn
4.82/5  rDev +4.8%

What can be said other than THANK YOU! WLVL deserves it's World Class Rating. Exceptional service and selection at reasonable prices in a great storefront. Was able to find an outstanding selection of local and regional micros and a great cross section from across the country. The well known and lesser distributed breweries too. A considerable quantity of seasonal & special releases, as well as the regular stuff. The imports were amazing. Possibly the best Mikkeller selection I've ever seen. Was even offered extremely hard to find items from their cellar! Super Folks! I can't recommend this one high enough.

GSThorn, Jun 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

blue-dream, Jun 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

DarthKostrizer, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Brensol, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

big789J, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13%

thewimperoo, May 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

polopaul20, Mar 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

tdmccarthy, Mar 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

RMelyon, Mar 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

jkball01, Mar 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Holland, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of Circles413
4.33/5  rDev -5.9%

In the past 2 weeks I had spent over $400 at this store & I loved everything about it...until today. Before I go into what happened today let me go back to my first visit a couple weeks ago. I was greeted by a girl who seemed slightly out of it but friendly. She pushed Three Floyd's on me despite the fact that I try to stay away from their hype. She wasn't very knowledgeable about the smaller batches & admitted that she hasn't tried much of what they had but she knew everyone loved (again) Three Floyd's.

(Moving forward to today)

I call the store to see if they will be getting in 2 different beers only to be greeted by the same girl & after asking about the brews she says, "who know....(moments of silence & says) there's so many beers out there". This girl is 100% useless & only goes off what she sees & isn't willing to find out what the customer is looking for.

That being said, I was at the store & a rep ran to the basement trying to find other brews that weren't on the floor that he thought I might enjoy.

So my final thoughts....

The young lady is a stoned hippy who runs with what most people ask for & the guys actually respect their customers. They have a huge selection of great beer that can only be found here! Don't go off the website because it doesn't show everything. You'll have to go in & see for yourself what an amazing assortment they truly have.

Again, if you run into a younger woman or if she answers the phone? Hang up & call back at a later time or just stay away from her. She'll talk your ear off about Three Floyd's & Three Floyd's only.

Circles413, Mar 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

WLVL has a selection that is unmatched not only within the city, but in the world. Beers varying from a couple thousand feet to couple thousand miles from the store's front door make it impossible to leave without something you had no idea existed or was available. It offers the rare and regular beers from popular Goose Island, 3Floyds and Pipeworks locally but also has an imported selection that allows you to step into another world.

chrismason269, Mar 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

PopnLoads, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

ChicagoNick, Feb 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

mattmarka1, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of CopperMtnPlowboy
4.72/5  rDev +2.6%

Undergoing some remodeling when I was there right before Christmas 2013. They said it took over 3 years to get a permit to expand? Wow, I knew Chicago politics weren't freedom-friendly, but sheesh! Plenty of selections of singles and bombers, plus had a few local cans I didn't yet have for my "drank it myself" can collection. I'll be back next time in town.

CopperMtnPlowboy, Dec 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

teledeluxe, Nov 21, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Jordy777, Nov 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

MSandahl23, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -13%

Stevedore, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

brandoman63, Oct 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

stakem, Oct 17, 2013
West Lakeview Liquors in Chicago, IL
100 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.